HW Pick: Ndgeocello, Kweli, Porter, Lewis At Lincoln Center

MeshellNdegeocelloLincoln Center’s acclaimed series American Songbook will feature concerts by four of the top artists  in musical theater, hip hop, jazz and popular song during January and February, 2015.  Continue Reading →

Marley Heirs Wail One Love Tribute To Legend

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Benefactors to the legacy left by Robert Nesta Marley rocked the Apollo Theater in Harlem with a tribute concert commemorating the legend’s 35th anniversary appearance at the landmark showplace. Continue Reading →

Live: “Count” ‘Basie & The Blues’ With The Eric Reed Ensemble (streaming)

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Have fave William James “Count” Basie established 4/4 swing as one of jazz’s predominant styles and solidified the link between jazz and the blues. Continue Reading →

Paul, Louis, Kanye, Teyana Celebrate “Christmas In Harlem” (video)

christmas in harlem2To celebrate the holidays with you, our great reader we want to share a short video history of the great musicians from Paul Samuel Whiteman, to Louis Armstrong, Kanye and Teyana Taylor who have covered the song “Christmas In Harlem.” Continue Reading →

A Special Night On Broadway With Derek Jeter And HSA

dereck jeter and harlem school for the artsOn Tuesday, December 9, 2014, Movado hosted the Turn 2 Foundation’s “Jeter’s Leaders” to a spectacular evening where the high school students experienced the six-time Tony Award winning Broadway musical, The Lion King.  Continue Reading →

One Love! A Tribute to Bob Marley!

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It has been 35 years since Bob Marley and the Wailers performed at the Apollo Theater. The Wailers returned this year to perform One Love! A Bob Marley Tribute Concert in honor of Bob Marley’s legendary debut at the Apollo in 1979 and to commemorate the
30th Anniversary of the Album “Legend”. Continue Reading →

Christian McBride At The Jazz Connect Conference 2015

10714aea-76b6-44bc-bda0-4897f7fb816eThe organizers of the Jazz Connect Conference announced today that bassist/composer/bandleader/radio host Christian McBride will give the keynote presentation at the Conference on Thursday, January 8, 2015 at 12:15 pm.  Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Azealia Banks Offers $10,000 For Best Remix

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Azelia Banks wants you to remix her latest single “Chasing Time” and if she likes it, you could win $10,000. Just two weeks after the release of her critically acclaimed debut artist album Broke With Expensive Taste, she is looking to put the spotlight back on her work by getting others to remix “Chasing Time.” Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Malachi Rivers New Album “Love Is All” (audio)

malachiThe release of Harlem’s Malachi Rivers’ new EP “The Other I” (is due early next year), the soulful Hip-Hop artist debuts the first official single from his new body of work. “Love Is All” produced by Malachi’s long time collaborating producer Brandon D’LUX. Continue Reading →